De Dijlevallei

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding - 5-10 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valleien van de Dijle, Laan en IJse met aangrenzende bos- en moerasgebieden Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,068 protected area overlaps with site 655
Vallée de la Dyle en aval d'Archennes (Grez-Doiceau) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 139 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vallée de la Dyle de Wavre à Archennes (Grez-Doiceau) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 84 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Doode Bemde Nature Reserve 70 protected area contained by site 70
De Dijlevallei Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,249 is identical to site 1,246


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: De Dijlevallei. Downloaded from on 14/11/2019.